Swahili African Modern

Set of Three Mixed Stripe Baskets with Leather Handles

$310
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• Please note this product is final sale due to its size and shipping weight
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Handwoven with upcycled plastic and cattail stalks
• All natural leather handles 
• Large 19"D x 22"T  
• Medium 16"D x 16"T

• Small 13"D x 11"T
• Made in Senegal

These handcrafted baskets may vary slightly as compared to the the photos, as each set is unique.

This beautiful set of hampers features black and cream plastic strands coil woven around cattail stalks in an array of complementary patterns. Durable leather handles make moving each basket a cinch, and add a level of sophistication to the set. 

Swahili African Modern showcases the brilliance of modern African design through an exquisite collection of artisan-crafted home decor. All Swahili African Modern’s baskets and hampers are hand-woven by the Wolof women of Senegal who are traditional, artisan basket weavers. Each basket and hamper is made with natural cattails and reeds, accented by colorful strips of plastic from used prayer mats.

Swahili African Modern’s women artisans weave baskets from the comfort of their villages and are paid well above the living wage. Through the creation of these heritage products, Swahili African Modern helps the Wolof women find a more secure market for their handmade baskets and build greater prosperity in the region. As a result, women have become the primary source of income for their families and communities. Since Swahili African Modern began working in Senegal in 2008 they’ve helped the Wolof women sell thousands of their baskets to stores and individuals around the world. Swahili African Modern is fair trade certified by Fair Trade Federation.

Extended Holiday Return Policy
For the holiday season we’ve extended our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. All eligible full price items* purchased between November 1st and December 31st are able to be exchanged or returned for store credit until January 15, 2021. This means you’ll have until January 15, 2021 to contact our customer support team to initiate an exchange or a return for store credit.

Products must be in original, unused condition and with tags. Refunds to the original method of payment are not covered under this extension and are still subject to the 15-day return policy outlined in our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee below.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
15-day hassle-free returns for U.S. customers
You can return or exchange eligible full-price items purchased on Made Trade for a refund or store credit within 15 days of receiving your order. All returns and exchanges must be unworn, unwashed, unused, and in original condition with tags.

Return shipping is free for exchanges or returns for store credit. There is a $6 shipping fee for each item returned for a refund. Discounted and sale items up to 40% off are eligible for exchange or store credit within 15 days of delivery.

All returns and exchanges must be unworn, unwashed, unused, and in original condition with tags to be eligible for return. Refunds or exchanges will not be issued for returned items that have been used or show signs of visible wear. A customer who requests a used or worn item back is responsible for return shipping.

Final sale items
Furniture, lighting, oversized items (hampers and all rugs except bath mats), gift cards, all underwear bottoms, bodysuits, and face masks, sale items discounted 40% or more, and international orders outside the contiguous United States are final sale.

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on orders $75+
1% donated to a
grassroots organization
All shipping is
100% carbon offset

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10/16/2020
Laura P.
United States United States
Lovely baskets

These baskets are just what I was looking for. They're so much nicer than the cheaper baskets I have seen in stores. well worth the money!